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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

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What Does The Persimmon Lady Say About Winter 2015?

What Does The Persimmon Lady Say About Winter 2015?

Traditional lore is that persimmon seeds can predict the winter weather to come. What do this year’s seeds tell us? Read on!

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Year Without a Spring?

Year Without a Spring?

1816 is infamous for being a year without a summer. Editor Peter Geiger is beginning to wonder if this year could be a year without a spring.

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How Much Snow to Go?

How Much Snow to Go?

Spring arrived nearly two weeks ago, but snow is still on the ground in many areas of the U.S. and Canada.

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The Lion Roars: More Heavy Snow

The Lion Roars: More Heavy Snow

As the old saying goes, March comes in like a lion. And, as we head into the middle of the month, that lion is showing no signs of becoming any less ferocious.

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Warm Winter Memories

Warm Winter Memories

While we wait for winter to head out the door, here’s a look at some of your warmest winter memories.

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Get Our 2014 Spring Forecast!

Get Our 2014 Spring Forecast!

What will spring bring? Get our seasonal forecast!

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The Worst of Winter Over? Not So Fast!

The Worst of Winter Over? Not So Fast!

The Almanac and Accuweather agree: winter isn’t going anywhere any time soon.

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Clothes That Laugh at Winter Weather

Clothes That Laugh at Winter Weather

It has been a bitterly cold winter so far, but that doesn’t mean you have to freeze. Get our tips on the best winter weather wear!

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Will New Year’s Eve Be Frigid or Fair?

Will New Year’s Eve Be Frigid or Fair?

Find out now whether you should pile on the layers before heading out for the big night!

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If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1910, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.